Emergency services free people from mud in Shoreham

People were rescued from mud in Shoreham this morning (Monday, May 23).

Police officers and fire crews responded to an incident at Lower Beach Road at 10.30am.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said at least two people were rescued.

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A spokesperson added: “Our wade teams were in the area carrying out a training exercise and safely rescued the two casualties using a ladder and GP lines.

People were rescued from mud in Shoreham. Photo: Eddie Mitchell

"No injuries were reported and fire crews left the scene at 11.30am.

"Officers from Sussex Police were also in attendance."

Sussex Police confirmed that it attended to provide traffic management while three people were rescued and ‘spoke to them afterwards to offer advice’.